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Alcoholism Rehabilitation: A Supportive Approach
Fred Berger
Psychiatric Services 1983; doi:
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School of Medicine of the University of California, San Diego; San Diego Veterans Administration Medical Center, 3350 La Jolla Drive, San Diego, California 92161

1983 by the American Psychiatric Association

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The author presents several possible components of an alcoholism treatment program in which recovery is defined as total abstinence with improved life functioning. The components include individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, Alcoholics Anonymous, family therapy, behavior modification, and medications. Several combinations of these components are possible, but they all stress a supportive, here-and-now approach wherein the patient explores the deleterious effects alcohol has bad on his or her life, and learns to readjust to life without alcohol.

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